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Education Marketing Leader with Chris Rapozo favicon Education Marketing Leader with Chris Rapozo
How to Build Engaging Student Communities - A Conversation with Harrison "Soup" Campbell

Just dropped an insightful conversation with the brilliant Harrison "Soup" Campbell, Head of Community Experience at ZeeMee, where we dove deep into the evolution of student engagement in the higher education space. 🎓💡 Soup shared his incredible journey from University Admissions Pro to the groundbreaking work ZeeMee is doing to revolutionize how colleges and universities connect with prospective students. 🌟 ... [read more]

Mar 01, 2024

ZeeMee favicon ZeeMee
ZeeMee Sweethearts: Emily & Will 🧡

Will and Emily first met during their senior year of high school, a mere 2,000 miles apart in their respective home states. Now, four years down the road, the couple is set to tie the knot a few weeks after their college graduation ... [read more]

Feb 14, 2024

The EduData Podcast favicon The EduData Podcast
College Planning And Student Emotions Report

In this EduData podcast episode, hosts Jamie and Timothy their thoughts and analysis of the "College Planning and Student Emotions Report", a special bit of research produced by RNL and ZeeMee, provides insights into the emotional needs of prospective college students and offers strategies for addressing these needs through enrollment marketing and engagement. Thanks to some insight from our friends at Zeemee, Timothy, and Jamie break down the biggest takeaways from this important study. ... [read more]

Jan 26, 2024

ZeeMee & RNL favicon ZeeMee & RNL
College Planning and Student Emotions Report

Addressing Prospective Students' Emotional Needs Through Enrollment Marketing and Engagement Strategies ... [read more]

Oct 13, 2023

ZeeMee & dcdx favicon ZeeMee & dcdx
As Incoming College Students Prepare For School, Here Are The Brands They Think Are Cool

A research report highlighting the brands which incoming college students prefer when back-to-school shopping and their thoughts towards new AI programs ... [read more]

Jun 01, 2023

Buffalo Bulletin favicon Buffalo Bulletin
Tech Company Gets National Attention

ZeeMee, a social networking app designed for college students, has so far beaten long odds. The company, co-founded in 2014 by Buffalo’s Adam Metcalf, was recently named one of the Top-15 startups to watch in 2023 by Silicon Valley Business Journal. Apple has recognized it as a “Hot App of the Week” four times ... [read more]

Mar 09, 2023

Silicon Valley Business Journal favicon Silicon Valley Business Journal
Startups to Watch: ZeeMee found profitability by taking a community approach with its college app

The startup ZeeMee Inc. can boast of something not many other young companies can: it's profitable. The Palo Alto-based startup was one of several to try to bring a new social networking experience to college campuses a decade after Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook. And it succeeded not just by giving students another way to interact with each other, but by helping colleges themselves to help find the right students that are a match for their campuses ... [read more]

Jan 13, 2023

Benzinga favicon Benzinga
ZeeMee Partners with Super to Give Every College Student in the US $25 to Jumpstart Savings and Holiday Joy

ZeeMee, the number one college networking app, today announced a student-benefitting partnership with Super for the launch of SuperCash™, a credit-building card that earns cashback everywhere it's used. During the month of December, new and existing ZeeMee users will get the exclusive opportunity to sign up for SuperCash™ and get $25 for free ... [read more]

Dec 01, 2022

Baystreet favicon Baystreet
ZeeMee Partners with 'Billie Eilish' Viral-Sensation, Armani White, to Surprise Five Lucky Students on Campus with $1,000 each

Following the major success of his viral hit song, Billie Eilish, with over 40 billion streams, Armani White is celebrating his ‘Goated' single launch with a TikTok video contest on ZeeMee ... [read more]

Nov 08, 2022

Yahoo! News favicon Yahoo! News
ZeeMee Kicks Off Music Artist Partnerships with Superstar, Ed Sheeran, to Promote His Upcoming North American +-=÷× Tour

ZeeMee, the number one college networking app, launched its music artist partnership program with Ed Sheeran to celebrate the announcement of his +-=÷× Tour. Students in 21 cities will have the opportunity to enter to win premium tickets to see Ed, all they have to do is download the ZeeMee app ... [read more]

Oct 20, 2022

Florida Southern College Admissions Blog favicon Florida Southern College Admissions Blog

KAELYN & MICAH GREW TO LOVE FLORIDA SOUTHERN BY USING ZEEMEE! There’s no better way to get connected to the college experience than by joining ZeeMee! ZeeMee is a social app designed especially for colleges where prospective students can come together, meet one another, and get a head start on their first taste of independent living! ... [read more]

Sep 27, 2022

Yahoo! News favicon Yahoo! News
ZeeMee, the App Making a Big Dent in the Loneliness Epidemic, Officially Partners with over 160 Colleges and Universities Nationwide

From UC Berkeley to USC, the University of Montana, and Amherst, colleges across the U.S. are partnering with ZeeMee to connect prospective and current students in safe, inclusive communities that foster real life relationships and boost mental health and wellness. ... [read more]

Sep 06, 2022

A Broke College Student Blogs favicon A Broke College Student Blogs
ZeeMee: The Best Social Media App for College Students? A ZeeMee Breakdown

With a multitude of social media apps, people need to decide which ones will actually be helpful, and which ones are just time wasters. For personal relations, there are apps like Instagram and Facebook. For professional networking, there’s LinkedIn. For entertainment, there’s YouTube, TikTok, and Twitch. Where does ZeeMee fit in, and will it provide enough value to be used on a day-to-day basis ... [read more]

Aug 04, 2022

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ZeeMee the #1 College Networking App Now Offers Additional Value to Students Through Exclusive Brand Partnerships

With the Launch of ZeeMee's New Brand Partnership Program, Brands Can Now Help Alleviate the Stress and Expense of Starting School Through Unique Offers and Scholarships ... [read more]

Jul 28, 2022

Maryville Magazine favicon Maryville Magazine
Do You ZeeMee Now?

Maryville University is connecting with prospective students through a new app, ZeeMee. Current students like Cici Rindy serve as influencers, posting regularly to show what life is like as a Maryville Saint. ... [read more]

Jul 14, 2022

Enrollify favicon Enrollify
Collective Enrollment Episode 4: How ZeeMee Actually Works

In the final episode of Collective Enrollment, you’ll meet Adam Metcalf — Co-Founder of ZeeMee. Before the financial crisis of 2008, Adam had worked as a financial advisor for Morgan Stanley. After 2008, Adam decided it was time to do something different - turns out he just wasn't all that passionate about advising folks on how to increase the performance of their portfolios. So, Adam went and got a master's degree in education and became a teacher ... [read more]

Apr 26, 2022

Higher Ed Matters favicon Higher Ed Matters
Worth the Follow: Students as Content Creators

Blake Huster, Assistant Director of Admissions, and Cici Rindy, Digital Engagement Specialist, at Maryville University spill the tea on how they've managed to develop a successful student-led social media content creation team. From insights on what platforms perform best, to advice on how to start your own similar initiative, this is a can't-miss episode for anyone involved in a university social media strategy ... [read more]

Apr 15, 2022

Enrollify favicon Enrollify
Collective Enrollment Episode 3: How To Recruit Us: An Open Letter To Admissions Teams From Gen-Z

In episode three of Collective Enrollment, you’ll meet Kevin Huang and Maggie Jordan. Kevin and Maggie are recent high school grads who have graciously accepted the invitation to chat about their college search experience. In this episode you’ll hear what marketing strategies schools should and shouldn’t be using to attract and engage Gen Z and dive deep into the role community and relationships played in their decisions on where to go to college ... [read more]

Apr 12, 2022

Enrollify favicon Enrollify
Collective Enrollment Episode 2: A World Without Facebook And The College Board — The Future Of Recruitment And Student Engagement

Welcome to Episode 2 Collective Enrollment — a special four-part podcast series that explores the future of student marketing and recruitment brought to you by ZeeMee and Enrollify. In this episode of Collective Enrollment, you’ll meet Vanessa Didyk — CEO of ZeeMee. Vanessa is a serial entrepreneur with over 16 years’ experience building and leading edtech companies to support the academic journey and increase access to quality education. On today’s podcast, Zach chats with Vanessa about how shifts in consumer behavior, standardized testing requirements, and social media usage and reach have affected and will continue to affect the ways in which colleges and universities recruit students ... [read more]

Apr 05, 2022

Enrollify favicon Enrollify
Defining Collective Enrollment — An Enrollment Marketing Strategy That Actually Works With Gen-Z

In this episode of Collective Enrollment you’ll meet Harrison Campbell — or Soup as he is more commonly known — who is the Director of Product and Marketing at ZeeMee. Before joining the ZeeMee team, Soup worked in both admissions and marketing for more than 8 years at a number of different institutions ... [read more]

Mar 30, 2022

The Application with Corynn Myers favicon The Application with Corynn Myers
Views Of The CMO: Preparing For The Future Of Student Experience Marketing

n this episode, University of Montana’s CMO, Jenny Petty, talks all about a her vision for a new brand experience position, personalization efforts in recruitment content, and looking at the future of student experiences. ... [read more]

Mar 23, 2022

The Higher Ed Marketer Podcast favicon The Higher Ed Marketer Podcast
Connecting w/ Gen Z via Customized Community

The potential for getting roasted by Gen Z is high if you aren’t adapting to the new expectations for higher education. Facebook is in the past—students are looking for more. More community, mental health sensitivity, and customization. How can we provide that? Our guest, Adam Metcalf, Co-Founder at ZeeMee, has the answers. In this episode, he explains why the key to Gen Z is community and how that unlocks a new level of engagement between schools and students ... [read more]

Mar 15, 2022

Black News Channel favicon Black News Channel
Social Media App Carves Out Space for HBCUs

Harrison "Soup" Campbell, Director of Marketing and Brand at ZeeMee, joins Michelle Fisher on MorningHype to discuss the college engagement app creating a Black student forum for #HBCUs! ... [read more]

Dec 22, 2021

WMAR ABC News favicon WMAR ABC News
ZeeMee App

The ZeeMee app is the go-to social community for students headed to college and looking to make new friends. More than half of teenagers report being heavily isolated, depressed and anxious. ZeeMee believes that existing social networks are serious contributors to this epidemic, as they rely on a performance culture that students try to live up to. ... [read more]

Dec 21, 2021

The Higher Ed Marketer Podcast favicon The Higher Ed Marketer Podcast
The Authenticity of Peer-to-Peer: Influencer Marketing in Higher Ed

Prospective students aren’t as responsive to websites, emails, and mailers as they used to be. These days, younger generations are looking more towards peer-to-peer input when making decisions about their college journey. That’s one reason why Biola University started tapping into the power of influencer marketing. In this episode, Lee Wilhite, Vice President at Biola University, discusses how the institution approaches influencer marketing and the platforms they use to do so ... [read more]

Dec 07, 2021

University of West Florida News Room favicon University of West Florida News Room
UWF welcomes students back to campus during move-in week, prepares for Argo Arrival

“The energy is different and exciting this year,” said Dr. Ben Stubbs, director of student engagement. “I think students have been waiting for the start of the year and these are events that they are really looking forward to.” ... [read more]

Aug 19, 2021

Berkeley News favicon Berkeley News
Cal Day/Week stays virtual, gives prospective students a slice of life at Berkeley

Cal Day is back. But this year, it’s virtual. The annual campus-wide open house that attracts some 40,000 visitors to the typically bustling Berkeley campus was canceled last year because of the coronavirus pandemic, and it shifted many of its essential operations online, creating “Cal Week.” ... [read more]

Apr 20, 2021

Enrollify Starter Stories favicon Enrollify Starter Stories
Episode 6: ZeeMee—Adam Metcalf, Co-Founder

Meet Adam Metcalf — Co-Founder of ZeeMee, a private social community for colleges. In high school, Adam wanted to work in foreign service — he thought he might be an ambassador one day. After graduation, he had the opportunity to live overseas in places such as Belize, China, Russia, and the country of Georgia ... [read more]

Apr 20, 2021 favicon
TU4U Ready To Welcome The Next Generation Of Tigers

The team also signed up for ZeeMee, a social media app that allows college applicants to learn more about their potential schools. According to ZeeMee, TU is one of the schools with the most interaction on the platform. ... [read more]

Mar 26, 2021

ZeeMee favicon ZeeMee
ZeeMee Year in Review

2020 is (finally, finally, FINALLY) coming to a close. And what better way to end than by taking one last look at where we’ve been. So, we present to you our Year in Review: ZeeMee Edition. (And scroll to the bottom to see if your school is mentioned in our College Superlatives!) ... [read more]

Dec 04, 2020

Pepperdine Seaver College Blog favicon Pepperdine Seaver College Blog
Applying to College in the Midst of a Pandemic

It’s 2020 and your senior year is probably starting off differently from how you had imagined. While it seems like everything is constantly changing, you are most likely still planning on applying to college this fall, and the Pepperdine admission team is ... [read more]

Oct 07, 2020

Ball State Daily News favicon Ball State Daily News
Ball State's incoming freshmen go through virtual summer orientation

Ball State’s incoming freshmen class is going through a virtual orientation experience because in-person orientation was canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The university has partnered with the social media app ZeeMee ... [read more]

Jun 17, 2020

New SAT 'Adversity Score' Comes as Pressure Grows to Ditch the Test Altogether favicon New SAT 'Adversity Score' Comes as Pressure Grows to Ditch the Test Altogether
Cheddar Interview of ZeeMee CEO, Vanessa Didyk, on SAT Adversity Score

To better account for the social context of college applicants, the College Board is providing colleges with "adversity scores" that will be included alongside their SAT scores. ... [read more]

May 28, 2019

Thrive Global favicon Thrive Global
Do You ZeeMee Now?

Vanessa Didyk wants every student to have a voice and access to life changing opportunities. She’s an entrepreneur who’s successfully launched two EdTech business and is now the CEO of ZeeMee, a mobile engagement platform that connects students and colleges through social communities. I sat down with Vanessa to talk about college admissions and how ZeeMee helps students be their best selves ... [read more]

May 13, 2019

Unplugged with Eraldo and Daryn favicon Unplugged with Eraldo and Daryn
Lastest News On The College Admissions Scandal With Vanessa Didyk

Vanessa Didyk, CEO of ZeeMee joins Eraldo and Daryn to talk about the College Admissions Scandal in recent news. Vanessa is presently serving as the CEO of ZeeMee, a mission-driven company focused on giving every student a voice and providing them access to life-changing opportunities. ... [read more]

Apr 06, 2019

How ZeeMee is Reinventing the College-Application Process favicon How ZeeMee is Reinventing the College-Application Process
Cheddar Interview of ZeeMee Co-Founder, Adam Metcalf, on reinventing the college application

For a process that could wind up determining the rest of a student's life, college applications don't leave much room for personal expression. ZeeMee's Adam Metcalf joins Cheddar to discuss how his company is putting "stories over scores," and eradicating biases in the process. The co-founder explains how his experience as a high-school teacher inspired him to find a better way for applicants to present themselves to universities. ... [read more]

Jan 03, 2018